Kempen is pleased to announce that it acted as European Financial Adviser to ProQR in its USD 104 million public offering in the United States
ProQR Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of transformative RNA medicines for the treatment of severe genetic rare diseases such as Leber’s congenital amaurosis 10, dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa and cystic fibrosis using their unique proprietary RNA repair platform technologies. ProQR Therapeutics was founded in 2012 and is listed on the NASDAQ since 2014.
Over the years, Kempen has successfully completed a large number of transactions in its Life Sciences & Healthcare franchise. Recent transactions include: Joint Global Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner in the EUR 77.5 million capital increase by Mithra Pharmaceuticals, Adviser in the Capital Increase of dacadoo, Issuer’s Adviser in the USD 54.4 million Global Offering of Celyad, Joint Global Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner in the EUR 36 million capital increase by MDxHealth, financial adviser and coordinating placement agent in the EUR 30 million capital increase by Mainstay Medical, Joint Bookrunner in the SEK 155 million capital increase by Medivir, Issuer’s Adviser to argenx in its USD 266 million public offering in the United States and USD 115 million NASDAQ IPO, Joint Bookrunner in the SEK 244 million capital increase by Wilson Therapeutics combined with a placement of SEK 157 million of existing shares, Joint Bookrunner in the EUR 80 million capital increase by Biocartis and sole M&A advisor to SurgVision on its sale to Bracco.